Grand Valley State University
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Headquarters Allendale, MI
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1960
Type College/University
Industry Education
Revenue £100 to £500 million (GBP) per year
Competitors Unknown

Grand Valley State University operates five campuses in western Michigan. The main one is in Allendale; it has additional facilities in Grand Rapids, Holland, Muskegon, and Traverse City. Classes at the latter two locations are offered in conjunction with local community colleges. A public university with a liberal arts emphasis, Grand Valley State offers more than 200 fields of study, including about 70 undergraduate majors and more than 25 graduate programs. It has an enrollment of more than 23,000 students and approximately 750 regular faculty members. Grand Valley... More

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Grand Valley State University President Thomas J. Haas

Thomas J. Haas


The W.C was excellent in terms of community, compensation, and scheduling.

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Pros: Seeing your work impact the writing of students, keeping a social life during school, getting to know coworkers with similar interests Full Review

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No Offer – Reviewed Jul 11, 2013

Interview Details Best described as a nightmare, moving at a snail's pace. The entire process was a full 7 months long, from application to computer-generated email from HR saying they weren't filling the job, even though it only consisted of 2 interviews. Attempts to get an update in between interviews proved…Full Interview

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It's a university so be prepared for very general, open ended questions. You are going to put in a LOT more effort for these interviews than for a normal company, mostly because universities do… Answer Question

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Best Places to Work for Commuters, National Center for Transit Research at USF, 2012
Best Workplaces for Commuters, National Center for Transit Research at USF, 2010

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